Delaware Third Offense DUI Laws

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Delaware Third Offense DUI Penalties

If you have been pulled over and charged with a third offense DUI in Delaware, you face mandatory jail time as well as felony charges. The consequences of a DUI in Delaware will cost you extremely heavy fines, court costs, and fees. The total cost of a 3rd DUI can cost upwards of $10,000.00.

That is 2-3 times as pricey as a first or second DUI in Delaware. Do not face your third offense drunk driving charges alone. You should immediately consult with a Drunk Driving Defense Lawyer serving Delaware.

Contact Sussex County Delaware DUI Defense Lawyers Murray, Phillips & Gay at 302-855-9300 to discuss your pending third offense drunk driving charges. You can also click the link to contact  Delaware Drunk Driving Defense Lawyers Murray, Phillips & Gay via email. With offices in Milford, Seaford, and Georgetown, we offer free consultations to those facing DUI, traffic crimes, and other criminal matters.

Delaware Third Offense Drunk Driving Penalties

A third DUI offense can result in:

  • 90 mandatory days in jail and up to 24 months total
  • Fines ranging from $1000.00-$3,000.00
  • License revocation; length of time depends on blood alcohol content (BAC)
    • Less than .15 BAC = 24 months license revocation
    • BAC .15-.19 or greater = 30 months license revocation
    • BAC is .20 or higher = 36 months license revocation
  • Mandatory ignition interlock device (IID)

Felony DUI Defense In Kent And Sussex County, Delaware

Defending a third offense DUI charge in Delaware is much more difficult than a first or second offense. A third DUI in Delaware has typically deemed a felony DUI. Do not confront your felony DUI charges without the aid of an experienced Sussex County Delaware Drunk Driving Lawyer.

The penalties are significantly more severe for subsequent offense DWI charges in Delaware. Also, due to having multiple DUI’s on your record pursuing, you may not obtain a plea option. The length of time between the first offense, second offense and third offense, your BAC levels,  as well as your criminal history will determine how your attorney handles your DUI case.

Retaining Murray, Phillips & Gay as your Delaware DWI Lawyer will ensure that your rights are protected and that the best possible outcome is obtained.

Contact A Delaware DUI Lawyer

When you have multiple DUI offenses in Delaware, call third offense DUI lawyer Delaware area Murray, Phillips & Gay to discuss your pending felony DUI charges. Reach our Georgetown, Delaware criminal law at 302-855-9300. You can also email  Seaford Delaware DUI Crime Lawyer Murray, Phillips & Gay.

Murray, Phillips & Gay also specializes in defending non-Delaware residents (such as those who live in surrounding states including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia) who have been charged with DUI in Delaware. If you are out to find a good DUI lawyer in Delaware, contact Murray, Phillips & Gay now.

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